Our client is a successful and expanding law firm and is constantly creating new opportunities for experienced and skilled individuals. They understand that their staff are essential for the future and value the contribution each individual makes to their success. The owners of this law firm are ambitious and forward thinking, they have implemented IT solutions to ensure that they are able to offer their staff the very best in technology in order to allow flexible working.
On behalf of our client, we are seeking an experienced Legal Administrator to fulfil a role in their Family department at their Bridgwater Office.
Applicants who have the skills to meet this challenging role have a real prospect to establish an excellent future career in a growing Somerset law firm with a regional presence and the reputation of being a great place to work.
The Family department of this modern thinking Legal 500 firm is growing rapidly, so there will be exciting opportunities in the future for the right candidate with rapid development and career progression.
You should have excellent communication, administration and client facing skills alongside enviable experience of dealing with complex matters.
You will be a self-starter and support the team with all administrative duties required. Additionally, you will:
- Possess excellent organisational and time management skills.
- Be able to demonstrate that you are proactive and self motivated
- Have a polite, helpful and professional approach with clients and colleagues alike.
- Be able to communicate and act in a professional manner.
- Be able to work under pressure and able to meet deadlines.
- Have the ability to type fast and accurately (audio typing).
The role may occasionally require travel to provide cover to other offices in Yeovil and Taunton. Hours of work are between Monday and Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm.
- Salary – market rate
- Life Insurance
- 23/24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
- Company Sick Pay (up to 20 days per annum)
The ideal candidate will have experience in a busy legal administrative role with an ability to work alone as required to get the job done.
If possible, the successful applicant will also be a vehicle owner and hold a full driving licence.
Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.
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